Press conference held in India to provide info on Maldives' tourism

A press conference titled ‘Maldives Media Meet’ was held in India on Tuesday to provide updates on the Maldives’ tourism.

Information was provided to the media by high level speakers from Maldives, including Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, Minister of Tourism; Mr. Thoyyib Mohamed, Managing Director of Visit Maldives and Dr. Hussain Niyaz, High Commissioner of Maldives to India. Latest updates from the Maldives and the tourism industry were shared at the press conference attended by key travel trade and mainstream media of India and Delhi region.

Key topics of interest were addressed from the angles of tourism and foreign policy and marketing. These included the success story of the Maldives tourism during the pandemic, India becoming the top source market to Maldives and the marketing plan for India as well as the travel bubble between India and Maldives. Furthermore, updates on the vaccination programme and important information and updates for travellers were shared.

The high level press conference was followed by a Roadshow in Delhi hosted by VisitMaldives. The roadshow created the opportunity for the 11 companies from the Maldives tourism industry who participated at the event to connect with over 100 key travel trade partners from the Indian market to generate new business leads and engage in one-on-one networking opportunities.

The Maldives will also be showcased at the South Asia's Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE) in Delhi from 24-26th March.